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Lorenzo Wilson Milam, Guru of Community Radio, Is Dead at 86

He helped start noncommercial stations in the 1960s and ’70s, offering an eclectic mix of music and talk. His goal: to change the world.

How to Handle a ‘Friendly’ Co-Worker Who’s Really a Total Jerk

A woman has a misogynist at her job. A 56-year-old despairs about his prospects. And employees are asked to pay for their own diversity training.

Hawaii reinstates coronavirus restrictions: 'There's no question that the virus is surging'

"There is no question that the virus is surging in our state, and I know that many are worried about their health," Hawaii Gov. David Ige said.

At Talkspace, Start-Up Culture Collides With Mental Health Concerns

The therapy-by-text company made burner phones available for fake reviews and doesn’t adequately respect client privacy, former employees say.

After Taking a Pandemic Hit, Billboard Ad Companies See Signs of Hope

The virus pummeled sales of ads that appear on outdoor and transit displays, and a second wave could hamper a recovery. But advertising executives believe the worst may be over for their business.

Q2 was a tipping point in streaming wars. Here's how the media giants stack up

Disney+ grew its streaming subscriber base faster than expected, but Netflix has a big lead, and media conglomerates ViacomCBS, NBC Universal and AT&T are all aiming to take market share with internet video efforts.

Delta urges 3,000 flight attendants to take unpaid leave, shorter schedules to avoid furloughs

Delta said more than 3,000 flight attendants would need to take unpaid time off to avoid furloughs as schedules remain limited in the coming months.

UPS tacks on additional fees as it faces a flood of packages during pandemic

The charges, which can be as high as $4 a package for air shipments to residences, are aimed at coping with a potential crush of volume during the upcoming holiday shopping season.

Here's where the jobs are — in one chart

CNBC studied the net change in employment by industry for July based on data from the Labor Department.

Oversight Member Blasts the Fed’s Efforts to Rescue Main Street

The Federal Reserve president leading the Main Street lending program is testifying before an oversight commission, as one member labeled it a “failure.”

Last call: Governors roll back hours instead of reopenings as bars take blame for coronavirus surge

"Last call" orders to maintain public health in restaurants and bars will hurt establishments financially and won't help to solve the problem, owners say.

Morgan Stanley joins NFLPA's financial advisor network to help players manage money

Morgan Stanley wants to add roughly 50 advisors and bring more credibility to the National Football League Players Association program after a $43 million investment loss was revealed in 2016.

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The ‘Indirect’ Costs at College Can Involve Nasty Surprises

Expenses for books, transportation and food outside a meal plan may be a problem for poor and moderate-income students, a new report finds.

More Wealthy Families Are Throwing a Lifeline to Distressed Businesses

The pandemic has created an opportunity for family offices to take a more hands-on approach by investing directly in companies that need capital.

US jobs growth slows in July as pandemic takes toll

American employers added 1.8 million jobs last month, down from 4.8 million in June.

US added just 1.8m jobs in July as states grapple with Covid-19 resurgence

Unemployment rate falls to 10.2% from 11.1% but remains three times pre-pandemic figure

The US economy added just 1.8m jobs in July after a record gain in June as signals mounted that a resurgence of coronavirus cases in some states is weighing on the labor market recovery.

The unemployment rate slipped down to 10.2% from 11.1%.

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Geothermal project in England secures funding to help pilot lithium-extraction technology

A number of firms are exploring lithium extraction opportunities in Cornwall.

Coronavirus updates: Russia offers Philippines potential vaccine; key model predicts 300,000 U.S. deaths

The coronavirus has infected more than 19.11 million people around the world as of Friday, killing at least 715,163 people.

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Friday

U.S. stock futures traded lower on Friday morning as traders braced for the release of a key monthly jobs report.

U.S. FDA accepts Biogen's marketing application for its Alzheimer's drug

Biogen and Japan's Eisai said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted their marketing application for experimental Alzheimer's disease treatment aducanumab.

State Department lifts international 'do not travel' advisory, but hurdles remain

The U.S. State Department has lifted its 'do not travel' advisory for international trips but many countries remain closed to Americans.

Airlines could receive billions more in relief, but it may not be enough, traders say

Airline stocks are taking off as lawmakers consider another $25 billion in relief for the beaten-down group, but some traders see turbulence.

Mini house-buying boom leads to highest ever monthly price

The housing market is showing a 'surprising spike' as people return to buying property after the lockdown.

Targeting WeChat, Trump Takes Aim at China’s Bridge to the World

The all-purpose app, which the administration is restricting along with TikTok, is how many Chinese living abroad stay in touch with each other, and with people back home.